Twitter Link Roundup #57 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | October 21st, 2010

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and shared this past week!

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The image on the left shows Urucum seeds. Native Indians of Brazil use urucum seeds to make red pigment.

Tips for small business: 7 biases that can effect your decision making – http://bit.ly/bA5KEF

Startup and Small Business Marketing: Website Optimization Mistakes – http://bit.ly/9Aw8Vh

Product or Service Features Are Rarely A Competitive Advantage – http://bit.ly/alHH1q

Negotiation Tips For Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs and Freelancers – http://bit.ly/9yioyH

A/B Testing: Usability From A to B – http://bit.ly/bRoXX7

The Five W’s of Marketing – http://bit.ly/bhGTPm

Startup and Small Business Marketing: Website Optimization Mistakes – http://bit.ly/9Aw8Vh

The New Funding Landscape – http://bit.ly/aj9fbP

A Compilation of the Web’s Best Advice for Entrepreneurs – http://kiss.ly/coPSt8

Are You A Visionary Entrepreneur? – http://vh.co/ammqGb

Generating buzz for your startup: 43 bits of free advice from entrepreneurs – http://ow.ly/2Wf0F

If you have to tell someone you’re influential, then you’re not – http://bit.ly/94aQUE

Negotiation Tips For Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs and Freelancers – http://bit.ly/9yioyH

My 9 Favorite Startup Lessons From Startup School – http://bit.ly/dc6cha

Skate Where the Puck is Going – http://bit.ly/dzHq41

Startup Failures: Five Ways To Crash Your Startup, Which Will You Pick? – http://bit.ly/8inbaT

Why You Should Start Marketing the Day You Start Coding – http://bit.ly/9Pm6Fn

From Prototype to Community: Forrst Founder Kyle Bragger Shares His Startup Journey – http://bit.ly/9TR4Zi

Don’t Give Cash Performance Bonuses in a Loss-Making Company – http://bit.ly/a8S2xJ

How Much Are You Worth? – http://bit.ly/9UzSBJ

10 web start-ups (all mine) … and why they failed – http://bit.ly/bYqkPk

12 Point Elevator Pitch Strategy – http://bit.ly/9fbpVD

Product or Service Features Are Rarely A Competitive Advantage – http://bit.ly/alHH1q

Don’t be a conference ho – http://bit.ly/bRF244

The Five W’s of Marketing – http://bit.ly/bhGTPm

Social Media Insights From The Big Lebowski – http://bit.ly/bWl8jM

Why You’re a Social Media Douche – http://bit.ly/bVkAms

Considering crowd-sourcing? Better have a plan – http://bit.ly/bksGkf

59 Interesting Print Ads From 22 Companies – http://bit.ly/c8sB6H

Where’s @oldspice on Twitter these days, asks @edwardbocheshttp://bit.ly/ch4M3t

If you have to tell someone you’re influential, then you’re not – http://bit.ly/94aQUE

Power of Social Cloud – http://s.hbr.org/bsuUdb

Traffic Bait Doesn’t Bring Ad Clicks – http://nyti.ms/9KEel7

Absolutely Stunning Promotional Poster and Flyer Designs – http://bit.ly/aPWb9Q

Optimizing Conversion Rates with 5 Quantitative & Qualitative Tests (Part 2) – http://bit.ly/aWEbLG

Crowdsourcing Your Marketing Activities – http://slidesha.re/dBYH61

Why marketer misuse of metrics may be an addressable cultural issue – http://j.mp/cCujU1

Fast Company’s “Influence Project” – So Lame, Fast Company Ignored Its Own Results – http://bit.ly/cyNgRV

Generating buzz for your startup: 43 bits of free advice from entrepreneurs – http://ow.ly/2Wf0F

A/B Testing: Usability From A to B – http://bit.ly/bRoXX7

Good comparison of new media brand vs. old – http://nyr.kr/9Zswdc

The Five W’s of Marketing – http://bit.ly/bhGTPm

30 Best Free Web Icons for All Kind of Projects – http://bit.ly/dzvu2z

Negotiation Tips For Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs and Freelancers – http://bit.ly/9yioyH

Tutorials On Creating Photo Realistic Mock-Ups – http://bit.ly/ce2iyD

Full Set Of Credit Card Icons By Graphicpeel – http://bit.ly/azWNUS

28 Very Useful Font and Typography Tools for Designers – http://bit.ly/b9zZjr

59 Interesting Print Ads From 22 Companies – http://bit.ly/c8sB6H

Absolutely Stunning Promotional Poster and Flyer Designs – http://bit.ly/aPWb9Q

Top 10 Icon Design Tutorials in Photoshop – http://bit.ly/9U1JSq

Book Covers: 75+ Awesome Designed Books – http://bit.ly/9SYSvc

Font Collection: 10 Free Humanist Sans Serif Fonts – http://bit.ly/9pSexD

65 Creative Pumpkin Carving Designs – http://bit.ly/bLzdqK

Legal Contracts for Software Developers Who Hate Contracts (w/free contract template tco use today) – http://bit.ly/1ySfi

Legal Contracts for Graphic Designers Who Hate Contracts (w/free contract template to use today) – http://bit.ly/XTLkS

Font Collection: 10 Free Humanist Sans Serif Fonts – http://bit.ly/9pSexD

30 Web Design Galleries for Your Inspiration – http://bit.ly/bzIQ5J

Organization Tips For Web Designers – http://bit.ly/biJRpY

40 Brilliant Examples of Sketched UI Wireframes and Mock-Ups – http://ow.ly/2NLDe

All About jQuery: Plugins, Tutorials and Resources – http://bit.ly/cANOMq

50 Powerful Time-Savers For Web Designers – http://bit.ly/as5CS0

Showcase: Funky And Experimental Websites – http://bit.ly/c06OrT

Understanding Visual Hierarchy in Web Design – http://bit.ly/ck8lb5

Font Collection: 10 Free Humanist Sans Serif Fonts – http://bit.ly/9pSexD

7 Useful Design Strategies for a Successful Pricing Page – http://ow.ly/2UOyl

Killing Sign Up Forms – http://bit.ly/95Dnn3

30+ Fresh Icon Sets for Web Designers and Developers – http://bit.ly/bz8vNO

UI Guidelines for mobile and tablet web app design – http://bit.ly/aRHh1G

25 Pink Web Designs to Inspire You – http://bit.ly/9wT9bx

The Square Grid – New CSS-Grid – http://bit.ly/clzWys

Full Set Of Credit Card Icons By Graphicpeel – http://bit.ly/azWNUS

10 Useful Free WYSIWYG HTML Editors For Web-Based Application – http://bit.ly/cMqzEB

4 Concepts for Simplistic Web Design – http://bit.ly/aT8bDd

30 Best Free Web Icons for All Kind of Projects – http://bit.ly/dzvu2z

4 Game-Changing Trends in Web App Design – http://bit.ly/aCRtFD

Nice behind-the-scenes on how google does user testing – http://bit.ly/asdo4i

Information Architecture 101: Techniques and Best Practices – http://bit.ly/9OAkY5

UI Guidelines for mobile and tablet web app design – http://bit.ly/aRHh1G

Killing Sign Up Forms – http://bit.ly/95Dnn3

IPad’s Natural User Interface at Work – http://bit.ly/bOWEz2

35 of the most incredible and creative bookshelves ever – http://bit.ly/bcakWN

80 Colorful Package Designs – http://bit.ly/cyByt2

Some very good screenwriting insights – http://bit.ly/bMRe1o

A Complete Guide to Effective Writing – http://bit.ly/d0srOf

Five Ways to Write Magnificent Copy – http://bit.ly/90Xr7o

Put Crowdsourcing to Work for You – http://bit.ly/cS85uh

Amazon’s Approach to Product Development – http://ow.ly/2US0O

How We Collaborate is More Important Than Who Collaborates – http://bit.ly/dhMoyM

What Are You Willing To Do For The Rest of Your Life? – http://ow.ly/2VwGJ

The Myth of Predatory Crowdsourcing – http://bit.ly/d2YzFC

Optimizing Conversion Rates with 5 Quantitative & Qualitative Tests (Part 2) – http://bit.ly/aWEbLG

New research shows shortcomings of visualization – http://bit.ly/c8BjUU

Music “fan funding” platform Sellaband scores its first chart success – http://bit.ly/bBpXVh

How Much Are You Worth? – http://bit.ly/9UzSBJ

Why change is so hard: self-control is exhaustible – http://bit.ly/akNxqH

Nice writeup w/ photos of @37signals new office – http://bit.ly/bgNlCs

FEDTALKS: How To Improve Government With Technology – http://bit.ly/bdsT5M

40+ Amazing Examples of Bokeh Photography – http://bit.ly/cCY1hk

Google continues to print money (nice new lines of business, too) – http://nyti.ms/cIyzIv

Why change is so hard: self-control is exhaustible – http://bit.ly/akNxqH

How To Lose Weight, Quit Coffee, and Stop Wearing Glasses (Part 1) – http://bit.ly/bLzeLC

Today’s issue of crowdSPRING’s smallbiz newsletter (marketing, strategy, 2011 outlook) – http://bit.ly/cfTMoT

25 Funniest Airline Crew Members Lines – http://j.mp/bnvj06

Attn Google: The Rest of My Sci-Fi Wish List – http://tcrn.ch/bpJoCh

The Best Parent Fails – http://bit.ly/aEdZxi

I hope you enjoy these links! Please leave a comment and let me know what you liked/didn’t like.

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